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The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French$
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Oana Panaïté

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781786940292

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.001.0001

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A Primal Scene: The Colonial Fortune

A Primal Scene: The Colonial Fortune

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(p.1) A Primal Scene: The Colonial Fortune
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The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French
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Oana Panaïté

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.003.0001

The introduction presents an overview of the primary and secondary sources examined in the book. The premise of the study is that contemporary texts written by authors from and outside the Hexagon, though distinct in style, thematic concerns and ideological stances, share a number of discursive and narrative features crystallized around the proprioceptive and remanent dimensions of the colonial. Through dissemination, empathy, indirection, obliqueness and mediation, the colonial situates contemporary narratives in a larger historical framework while also reminding readers of the many layers and force fields that constitute their textual fabric.

Keywords:   Littérature-monde en français, Literary forms, Liminality, Border Thinking

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